Strong earthquake rocks Izu Islands, Japan

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TOKYO, Japan – Strong earthquake rocked Izu Islands, Japan region today.

Preliminary Earthquake Report:

Magnitude 6.0

Date-Time • 20 Sep 2016 16:21:17 UTC
• 21 Sep 2016 01:21:17 near epicenter

Location 30.508N 142.122E

Depth 10 km

Distances • 360 km (223 mi) SE of Hachijo-jima, Japan
• 539 km (334 mi) SSE of Tateyama, Japan
• 540 km (334 mi) SSE of Katsuura, Japan
• 543 km (336 mi) SSE of Kawaguchi, Japan
• 617 km (382 mi) SSE of Tokyo, Japan

Location Uncertainty Horizontal: 7.3 km; Vertical 1.7 km
Parameters Nph = 130; Dmin = 362.4 km; Rmss = 0.93 seconds; Gp = 37°